Notionally



[noh-shuh-nl] /ˈnoʊ ʃə nl/

adjective
1.
pertaining to or expressing a notion or idea.
2.
of the nature of a notion or idea:
a notional response to the question.
3.
abstract, theoretical, or speculative, as reflective thought.
4.
not real or actual; ideal or imaginary:
to create a notional world for oneself.
5.
given to or full of foolish or fanciful ideas or moods.
6.
Grammar.

7.
Semantics. belonging to a class of words that express clear concepts rather than relations between concepts; presentive.
Compare (def 3), (def 4).
/ˈnəʊʃənəl/
adjective
1.
relating to, expressing, or consisting of notions or ideas
2.
not evident in reality; hypothetical or imaginary: a notional tax credit
3.
characteristic of a notion or concept, esp in being speculative or imaginary; abstract
4.
(grammar)

adj.

“pertaining to notions,” 1590s, from notion + -al (earlier nocional, late 14c., from Medieval Latin notionalis). Meaning “full of whims” is from 1791. Grammatical sense is from 1928 (Jespersen); economics use is from 1958.

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